Atlanta people and places

Why Lady Gaga won’t be touring again anytime soon

1:08 pm Sep. 18, 2017

Lady Gaga is taking time away to deal with mental and physical health issues, becoming the latest in a string of artists to decide to scrap performances for various reasons. Gaga says she looks forward to touring again when she is able to, and to discussing in greater detail the challenges she faces.

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What Kevin Hart’s wife did after his apology video

7:23 am Sep. 18, 2017

Kevin Hart married Eniko Parrish in 2016 after becoming engaged at a private party in Atlanta while he was here filming “Ride Along.”

Kevin posted a slew of beautiful pictures celebrating the union and they are expecting a child.

Rumors of infidelity started cropping up a while back, and at first Kevin scoffed that it was just chatter – but then over the weekend he posted a video striking a somber, confessional

Kevin Hart apologizes to wife, kids following cheating rumors

11:39 pm Sep. 16, 2017

Comedian and actor Kevin Hart, whose movie “Night School” is filming now in Atlanta, posted an Instagram video Saturday night during which he apologized to his wife and children for his “bad error in judgment.” He’s recently been the target of rumors suggesting romantic liaisons outside of his marriage, but has up to now called such talk “BS.”

In the video, however, Hart struck a somber and confessional tone.

“I’m at

Ryan Gosling movie films in Atlanta soon, needs extras

3:34 pm Sep. 16, 2017

PAST COVERAGE: That time Ryan Gosling stopped by the Buckhead Diner

When Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe partied at Dallas Austin’s groovy Atlanta estate

Filming starts in October and casting folks “will be doing invite only casting call to meet with director.” Their instructions: “please make your pictures are clear and in focus. You should be taking NEW updated photos for this project.”

Below are details on extras opportunities; use the

U2 cancels St. Louis concert after Friday night riots

10:51 am Sep. 16, 2017

U2 decided to cancel a concert planned for tonight in St. Louis after Friday night protests following a former police officer’s acquittal in a shooting death became violent. Former officer Jason Stockley, who is white, was found not guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Anthony Lamar Smith, who was black. Details on the case are here.

Stockley shot and killed Smith following a high-speed chase, the Associated Press

Jill Scott to be honored at Motherless Daughters fundraiser

1:35 pm Sep. 15, 2017

Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Jill Scott, who played the late James Brown’s second wife DeeDee in the 2014 biopic “Get On Up,” will be honored at the fifth annual Motherless Daughters Foundation gala, planned for  6 p.m. Saturday at the Georgia International Convention Center at 2000 Convention Center Concourse in College Park. Doors open at 5 p.m.

Tickets are $75 each and still available. See this link for details.

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Selena Gomez reveals she had a kidney transplant

9:22 am Sep. 14, 2017

Actress and singer Selena Gomez shared a powerful photo of the lifesaving gift a friend gave her: a kidney.

“There aren’t words to describe how I can possibly thank my beautiful friend Francia Raisa. She gave

Tyler Perry dines with Janet Jackson and leaves a $500 tip

2:15 pm Sep. 13, 2017

Tyler Perry and his friend Janet Jackson had dinner in San Antonio and left a Texas-sized tip: $500.

Their meal at a vegetarian restaurant only cost $27. Check out this photo of the very happy dinner party.

Perry is ready for the start of the fall holiday season with a new teaser trailer for “Boo! A Madea Halloween 2.”

MORE: Tyler Perry’s surprise visit to the “Boo” red carpet screening in Atlanta

Kevin Hart’s new movie is filming a fancy scene today

9:43 am Sep. 13, 2017

Kevin Hart and Will Packer are teaming up again for another comedy, and things are getting all fancy today.

The movie is “Night School,” about guys who have to go the extra mile to finish their high school education. Today’s scene is a fancy dinner party.

The movie reunites Packer with “Girls Trip” director and producer Malcolm D. Lee. Packer and Hart also are frequent collaborators, having put out comedy hits including “The